An Introduction to Old English (Paperback)Richard Hogg (author)
Paperback 176 Pages / Published: 18/05/2006
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This accessible overview covers all the basic linguistic elements of Old English, including nouns, adjectives, verbs, syntax, word order, and vocabulary. Offering a unique study of Old English in context, it combines a wide variety of short texts with an up-to-date assessment of the forms of language that remain as the foundation of English today. Comparisons are drawn between Old and present-day English and also with other related languages such as Dutch, German, and French. Old English poetry and dialect variation are also discussed.
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 242 g
Dimensions: 217 x 140 x 11 mm
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